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News Climate Change Energy Environment
May 24, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has ruled climate change activists can claim their actions to trespass and vandalize an oil pipeline were justified to fight climate change.
May 22, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Federal Judge James Browning tossed a lawsuit filed to overturn permits issued by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for oil and gas wells near the Chaco Culture National Historical Park in New Mexico.
May 21, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
A federal district court upheld a local ordinance requiring a Missouri couple to plant grass at their home for aesthetic reasons, despite the fact one of the homeowners is allergic to grass and it harms her health.
May 18, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
A federal appeals court in New York blocked a Department of Transportation decision to delay increased penalties for automobile manufacturers who fail to meet federal fuel economy standards.
May 18, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Representatives from a number of pro-hunting conservation organizations are included in the membership of the International Wildlife Conservation Council , established by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in November 2017.
May 17, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
California billionaire Tom Steyer is pushing a ballot measure in Arizona that would result in the premature closure of a nuclear plant that provides the largest share of the state’s electricity.
May 17, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Republican attorneys general from 15 states filed have asked the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California to dismiss Oakland and San Francisco’s climate liability lawsuits against five oil companies.
May 15, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
A federal court has ruled policies enacted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to protect endangered species caused flooding of farms along the Missouri river and thus the government owes property owners compensation.
May 15, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
U.S. crude oil production, topped 10.057 million barrels per day (bpd) in November 2017, shattering a 47-years old record.
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May 14, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
A bipartisan group of senators introduced a bill to let the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) phase out certain greenhouse gases.